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August 25, 2016 by

REPORT: On 100 Year Anniversary, Oil & Gas Development Threatens “America’s Best Idea”

As the National Park Service celebrates 100 years of protecting and preserving some of America’s most spectacular landscapes and natural treasures, a disturbing trend has emerged as oil and gas […]

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September 17, 2015 by

New analysis: Sagebrush conservation and energy development can coexist in the West

Western Values Project today released a new analysis that shows there is very minimal overlap between western oil and gas development acreage and priority Greater sage-grouse habitat, as designated in the […]

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June 23, 2015 by

WVP releases report detailing economic contributions of intact sagebrush habitat

Today, the Western Values Project released its Sagebrush Landscape Report, detailing the important contributions of sagebrush habitats to the economies of five regions across the West. The report follows the recently-released Department […]

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March 13, 2015 by

Anywhere and Everywhere: The Top Ten Most Shocking Places the Oil and Gas Industry is trying to Lease and Drill

National Geographic today featured a report released by Western Values Project that gives a “dishonorable mention” award to industry’s attempt to lease lands within town limits, water supplies, national parks, […]

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October 15, 2014 by

REPORT: Robust Energy Development and Sage Brush Habitat Conservation Can Coexist

A new report commissioned by Western Values Project shows that almost none of the most important habitat for Greater sage-grouse is producing energy of any kind, and that there is […]

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October 8, 2014 by

NEW POLL: Wasted Energy on American Public Lands, Clear Loser in Energy Heavy States

  As consumers ready their homes for the cold winter months, an overwhelming majority of likely voters in four top energy-producing states now support efforts to limit the wasteful practice […]

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September 30, 2014 by

New WVP Report: Recreation Spending on BLM Sagebrush Lands Worth $1 Billion

Denver, CO – Today, along with Pew Charitable Trusts, Western Values Project released a new economic analysis, highlighting the important economic effects associated with recreation-related spending on sagebrush lands managed […]

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July 23, 2014 by

Western Values Project Releases Venting, Flaring Fact Sheets for Key Western States

In early June, the Western Governor’s Association met in Colorado Springs to discuss key issues facing western states including wildfire, drought, energy development and state funding. Unfortunately, the lack of […]

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May 14, 2014 by

REPORT: Taxpayers are Losing Millions Each Year as Venting and Flaring of Natural Gas Increases on Public Lands

Denver, CO — Western Values Project released a new report highlighting the increase in the practice of venting and flaring natural gas on public lands, and the associated economic costs. […]

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March 10, 2014 by

REPORT: American Taxpayers Deserve More if Crude Oil Export Ban is Lifted

Denver, CO – Following increased debate on ending the crude oil export ban, Western Values Project released a new report making the case that an increase in the onshore royalty rate […]

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